Caio Borralho no longer intimidated by UFC Apex co-fundamental debut: ‘I’ve already fought on this same cage twice’
April 13, 2022 7: 00 pm ET
LAS VEGAS – It’s been a prolonged avenue for Caio Borralho, but he can now call himself a UFC fighter.
The Brazilian middleweight fought and won twice on Dana White’s Contender Series in 2021, constructing an expertise that Borralho (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) believes could aid him in his UFC on ESPN 34 debut towards Gadzhi Omargadzhiev at the UFC Apex.
“I’ve already fought on this same cage twice and you guys noticed two mountainous victories,” Borralho told MMA Junkie and diverse journalists at Wednesday’s media day. “It essentially motivates me to be right here finally as a UFC fighter valid now. So, of path, there’s nerves, but I contain all of the nerves and it gets motivating for obvious.”
No longer easiest will Borralho maintain a gamble to kind a splash in his first UFC contest, but he’ll additionally maintain the co-fundamental occasion stage to create. His opponent, fellow DWCS old college Omargadzhiev (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), will additionally be making his UFC debut. Borralho will no longer easiest maintain the likelihood to realize up his first UFC victory, but additionally hand his opponent the first loss of his profession.
“It’s a mountainous opportunity for me to reveal the UFC what I’m succesful of,” Borralho talked about. “Within the co-fundamental occasion, all people knows that all shall be seeing because they’re repeatedly expecting the principle occasion. So, they need to gape the co-fundamental and I’m right here to offer them a huge show, for obvious.”
Take a look at out the stout media day interview with Borralho within the video above.